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World Cup 2018 LIVE: Goals, highlights and schedule plus Colombia vs Japan build-up
Welcome to the Evening Standard’s LIVE news blog of the World Cup 2018 in Russia.

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Grenfell inquiry: Work on exposed pipes had not started before blaze


A gas pipe installed in the west London tower in 2016 remained exposed and ran through the supposedly protected stairwell area, the inquiry into the disaster heard.


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Belgium vs Panama: World Cup 2018 prediction, betting tips, odds, kick-off time, team news and line-ups, what TV channel, live stream online, head to head
Belgium vs Panama | World Cup 2018, Group G | Monday, June 18 | Fisht Olympic Stadium

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/worldcup/belgium-vs-panama-world-cup-2018-prediction-tv-live-stream-online-betting-tips-odds-time-lineups-a3865071.html

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England vs Tunisia LIVE, World Cup 2018 latest score: Goal updates and action as Harry Kane puts Three Lions 1-0 up in Russia
Three Lions start their World Cup journey

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/worldcup/england-vs-tunisia-world-cup-2018-live-stream-online-latest-score-goals-watch-tv-highlights-a3865056.html

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Dynamo looks happy and healthy as he steps out in London


Dynamo looks happy and healthy as he steps out in London


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Police hunt man who sexually assaulted schoolgirl on Greenwich bus
Police are on the hunt for the man who sexually assaulted a schoolgirl on a bus in Greenwich.

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Germany vs Mexico LIVE, World Cup 2018: Latest score, goal updates, TV, watch online, highlights, team news, line-ups - Mesut Ozil and Chicharito in action
World Cup holders are back in action

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Granit Xhaka: Arsenal midfielder signs new long-term deal
Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka has signed a new long-term contract with the club.

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Woman pushing daughter in buggy is latest victim of ’mugger who targets young mums’
A mum pushing her two-year-old daughter in a buggy has become the latest victim of a violent mugger who targets young mums.

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Egypt vs Uruguay: World Cup 2018 prediction, betting tips, odds, kick-off time, team news and line-ups, what TV channel, live stream online, head to head
Egypt vs Uruguay | World Cup 2018, Group A | Friday, June 15 | Ekaterinburg Arena

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Grenfell anniversary LIVE: London marks a year since the devastating fire which killed 72


A year after the horrendous blaze that killed 72 people, Grenfell Tower has been illuminated to mark the first anniversary of the disaster.


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’Have you ever dabbed with Paul Pogba’ - Jose Mourinho pays visit to Wimbledon school

A group of Wimbledon students got the shock of their lives recently when Jose Mourinho popped by for a visit.


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Fifa World Cup 2018 fixtures: Groups, matches, dates, venues in our full schedule
Hosts Russia will kick off the 2018 World Cup finals in a matter of days against Saudi Arabia in Moscow, while defending champions Germany will start against Mexico.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/fifa-world-cup-2018-fixtures-groups-matches-dates-venues-full-schedule-a3862601.html

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Grenfell Tower fire survivor returns to destroyed flat
Antonio Roncolato was trapped on the 10th floor of the burning tower block for six hours.

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How Ursula changed her life after being made redundant
A woman has won an award in recognition of how she changed her life through adult learning.

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VIEW THE OXFORD CIRCUS AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE OXFORD CIRCUS AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE OXFORD CIRCUS AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE OXFORD CIRCUS AREA IN THE 1860s
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VIEW THE OXFORD CIRCUS AREA IN THE 1900s
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Oxford Circus

Oxford Circus, designed by John Nash in 1811.

Oxford Circus, the busy intersection of Oxford Street and Regent Street, was constructed in the beginning of the 19th century, and was designed by John Nash. Regent Street had been commissioned by Prince Regent, who was later to become King George IV, as a grand scheme to connect the Princes home at Carlton House with his newly acquired property at Regents Park. Nash designed a wide boulevard with a sweeping curve that became a clear dividing line between the less respectable Soho and the fashionable squares and streets of Mayfair. Born from the concept of Nash’s layout of the New Street in 1812, frontage alignments remain, with the rebuilt listed architecture of 1920s buildings.

The surrounding area contains important elements of the Nash heritage. All frontages on the Circus are Grade II Listed. The entire of Regent Street is also listed and sits within a conservation area.

The circus is served by Oxford Circus tube station, which is directly beneath the junction itself.

Oxford Circus station has entrances on all four corners of the intersection. The station is an interchange between the Central, Victoria and Bakerloo lines. It is the fourth busiest station on the network and the busiest without connection to the National Rail service. It opened on the Central London Railway on 30 July 1900, with the Baker Street and Waterloo Railway's platforms opening on 10 March 1906. The two companies had separate surface buildings and lift shafts. The station buildings, which remain today as exits from the station, were constructed on very confined plots on either side of Argyll Street on the south side of Oxford Street, just to the east of the circus itself. The stations were originally built as entirely separate, but connecting passages were swiftly provided at platform level. The surviving Central London Railway building to the east of Argyll Street is the best surviving example of the stations designed by Harry Bell Measures, and the Bakerloo line building to the west is a classic Leslie Green structure. Both station buildings are Grade II listed.

Almost from the outset, overcrowding has been a constant problem at the station and it has seen numerous improvements to its facilities and below-ground arrangements to deal with this difficulty. After much discussion between the then two separate operators, a major reconstruction began in 1912. This saw a new ticket hall, dealing with both lines, built in the basement of the Bakerloo station, the Bakerloo lifts removed, and new deep-level escalators opened down to the Bakerloo line level. Access to the Central line was by way of existing deep-level subways. The new works came into use on 9 May 1914 with the CLR lifts still available for passengers. By 1923 even this rearrangement was unable to cope, so a second rebuilding commenced. This saw a second set of escalators built directly down to the Central line, the CLR station building becoming an exit only. Then, on 2 October 1928, a third escalator leading to the Bakerloo platforms was opened. Unusually, lifts came back into prominence at an Underground station when, in 1942, a set of high-speed lifts came into use, largely used as an exit route from the Central line platforms directly to the Argyll Street exit building.

The Victoria line opened on 7 March 1969. To handle the additional passenger loads, a new ticket hall was constructed directly under the road junction. To excavate the new ticket hall below the roadway, traffic was diverted for five years (August 1963 to Easter 1968) on to a temporary bridge-like structure known as the 'umbrella' covering the Regent Street/Oxford Street intersection. Services tunnels were constructed to carry water mains and telecom cables past the new ticket hall. Construction of the Victoria line station tunnels with their platforms, the new escalator shafts and the linking passages to the Central line platforms was carried out from access shafts sunk from nearby Cavendish Square, Upper Regent Street and Argyll Street. To this day, traffic passing through the Oxford Circus intersection literally travels over the roof of the ticket office.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Berkeley Square:   
Green Park:   Green Park tube station is a London Underground station located on the north side of Green Park, close to the intersection of Piccadilly and the pedestrian Queen's Walk.
Hanover Square:   
London Palladium:   The London Palladium is a 2,286-seat Grade II* West End theatre located on Argyll Street in the City of Westminster.
Oxford Circus:   Oxford Circus, designed by John Nash in 1811.
Pickering Place, SW1Y:   Thought to be the smallest public open space in London, Pickering Place is perhaps most famous for being the location of the last public duel in England.
St George’s Hanover Square CofE Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.
University of Westminster:   The University of Westminster is a public university with its antecedent institution, the Royal Polytechnic Institution, founded in 1838 being the first polytechnic institution in the UK.
University of Westminster:   Higher education institutions


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
An Omnibus Ride to Piccadilly Circus:   An Omnibus Ride to Piccadilly Circus, Mr Gladstone Travelling with Ordinary Passengers, 1885
Shepherd Market:   Shepherd Market was described by Arthur Bingham Walkley in 1925 as one of the oddest incongruities in London.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Albany Court Yard, W1J · Albany Courtyard, W1J · Albemarle Street, W1S · Angel Court, SW1Y · Argyll Street, W1F · Arlington House, SW1A · Arlington Street, SW1A · Avery Row, W1K · Barlow Place, W1J · Beak Street, W1B · Beak Street, W1F · Bennett Street, SW1A · Berkeley House, W1J · Berkeley Square House, W1J · Berkeley Square, W1J · Berkeley Street, W1J · Binney Street, W1K · Blenheim Street, W1S · Bolton Street, W1J · Bond Street, W1S · Bourdon Place, W1K · Bourdon Street, W1K · Brook Street, W1K · Brook Street, W1S · Bruton Lane, W1J · Bruton Lane, W1S · Bruton Place, W1J · Bruton Street, W1J · Burlington Arcade, W1J · Burlington Gardens, W1J · Burlington Gardens, W1S · Bury Street, SW1A · Bury Street, SW1Y · Carnaby Street, W1F · Catherine Wheel Yard, SW1A · Cavendish Place, W1G · Chesham House, W1B · Church Place, SW1Y · Clarges Mews, W1J · Clarges Street, W1J · Clifford Street, W1S · Coach And Horses Yard, W1S · Coach Horses Yard, W1S · Conduit Avenue, SE10 · Conduit Street, W1B · Conduit Street, W1S · Cork Street, W1S · Crown Passage, SW1Y · Dalmeny Court, SW1Y · Davies Mews, W1K · Davies Street, W1J · Davies Street, W1K · Davis Street, W1K · Dering Street, W1S · Dover Street, W1S · Dudley House, W1J · Dufours Place, W1F · Duke Street St James’s, SW1Y · Farringdon Street, W1S · Fitzmaurice Place, W1J · Foubert’s Place, W1F · Fouberts Place, W1 · Fouberts Place, W1F · French Railways House, W1J · Ganton Street, W1F · Gilbert Street, W1K · Glasshouse Street, W1B · Golden Square, W1F · Graftan Street, W1S · Grafton Street, W1S · Great Marlborough Street, W1B · Great Marlborough Street, W1F · Grosvenor Hill, W1K · Half Moon Street, W1J · Hanover Square, W1S · Hanover Street, W1S · Harewood Place, W1S · Haunch Of Venison Yard, W1K · Hay Hill, W1J · Heddon Street, W1B · Heddon Street, W1S · Hills Place, W1F · Holles Street, W1C · International House, W1B · John Prince’s Street, W1G · John Princes Street, W1G · John Street, SE11 · King Street, SW1Y · Kingly Court, W1B · Kingly Street, W1B · Lancashire Court, W1S · Landsdowne Row, W1J · Lansdowne House, W1J · Lansdowne Row, W1J · Linen Hall, W1B · Little Marlborough Street, W1F · London Loop, CR8 · Lower John Street, W1F · Maddox Street, W1S · Marlborough Court, W1F · Marshall Street, W1F · Masons Arms Mews, W1S · Masons Yard, SW1Y · Mason’s Arms Mews, W1S · Mayfair Place, W1J · Mews Yard, WC2H · Mill Street, W1S · New Bond Street, W1 · New Bond Street, W1S · New Burlington Mews, W1B · New Burlington Place, W1S · New Burlington Street, W1B · New Burlington Street, W1S · Newburg Road, W1F · Newburgh Street, W1F · Old Bond Street, W1J · Old Bond Street, W1S · Old Burlington Street, W1S · Ormond Yard, SW1Y · Oxford Circus, W1D · Oxford Street, W1A · Park Place, SW1A · Piccadilly Arcade, SW1Y · Piccadilly Arcade, W1J · Piccadilly Place, W1J · Piccadilly, SW1A · Piccadilly, W1A · Pickering Place, SW1A · Pollen Street, W1S · Princes Arcade, SW1Y · Princes Street, W1B · Ramillies Place, W1F · Ramillies Street, W1F · Regent Place, W1B · Regent Street, SW1Y · Regent Street, W1 · Regent Street, W1B · Regent Street, W1J · Rose and Crown Yard, SW1Y · Royal Arcade, W1S · Ryder Street, SW1Y · Sackville Street, W1S · Saint George Street, W1S · Saint James’s Place, SW1A · Saint James’s Street, SW1A · Sandringham Court, W1F · Savile Row, W1S · Sedley Place, W1C · Sedley Place, W1K · South Molton Lane, W1K · South Molton Street, W1K · St George Street, W1S · St Georges Square, E14 · St Jamess Place, SW1A · St Jamess Street, SW1A · St James’s Place, SW1A · St. Anselm’s Place, W1K · Stafford Street, W1S · Stratton Street, W1J · Swallow Place, W1B · Swallow Street, W1B · Tenterden Street, W1S · The Ritz Arcade, W1J · The Royal Arcade, W1S · Three Kings Yard, W1K · Three Kings’ Yard, W1K · Upper James Street, W1F · Upper John Street, W1F · Vigo Street, W1S · Warwick Street, W1B · Weighhouse Street, W1K · White Horse Street, W1J · Woodstock Street, W1C ·

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What is Pollen Street, W1S like as a place to live?

TRANSPORTATION
Good
DAILY LIFE
Good
SAFETY
Poor
HEALTH
Poor
SPORTS AND LEISURE
Good
ENTERTAINMENT
Excellent
DEMOGRAPHICS
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Maps


Central London, north west (1901) FREE DOWNLOAD
Central London, north west.
Stanford's Geographical Establishment. London : Edward Stanford, 26 & 27, Cockspur St., Charing Cross, S.W. (1901)

Cruchley's New Plan of London (1848) FREE DOWNLOAD
Cruchley's New Plan of London Shewing all the new and intended improvements to the Present Time. - Cruchley's Superior Map of London, with references to upwards of 500 Streets, Squares, Public Places & C. improved to 1848: with a compendium of all Place of Public Amusements also shewing the Railways & Stations.
G. F. Cruchley

Cary's New And Accurate Plan of London and Westminster (1818) FREE DOWNLOAD
Cary's map provides a detailed view of London. With print date of 1 January 1818, Cary's map has 27 panels arranged in 3 rows of 9 panels, each measuring approximately 6 1/2 by 10 5/8 inches. The complete map measures 32 1/8 by 59 1/2 inches. Digitising this map has involved aligning the panels into one contiguous map.
John Cary

John Rocque Map of London (1762) FREE DOWNLOAD
John Rocque (c. 1709–1762) was a surveyor, cartographer, engraver, map-seller and the son of Huguenot émigrés. Roque is now mainly remembered for his maps of London. This map dates from the second edition produced in 1762. London and his other maps brought him an appointment as cartographer to the Prince of Wales in 1751. His widow continued the business after his death. The map covers central London at a reduced level of detail compared with his 1745-6 map.
John Rocque, The Strand, London

Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (1843) FREE DOWNLOAD
Engraved map. Hand coloured.
Chapman and Hall, London

Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (1836) FREE DOWNLOAD
Engraved map. Hand coloured. Insets: A view of the Tower from London Bridge -- A view of London from Copenhagen Fields. Includes views of facades of 25 structures "A comparison of the principal buildings of London."
Chapman and Hall, London

Environs of London (1832) FREE DOWNLOAD
Engraved map. Hand coloured. Relief shown by hachures. A circle shows "Extent of the twopenny post delivery."
Chapman and Hall, London

London Underground Map (1921).  FREE DOWNLOAD
London Underground map from 1921.
London Transport

The Environs of London (1865).  FREE DOWNLOAD
Prime meridian replaced with "Miles from the General Post Office." Relief shown by hachures. Map printed in black and white.
Published By J. H. Colton. No. 172 William St. New York

London Underground Map (1908).  FREE DOWNLOAD
London Underground map from 1908.
London Transport

Ordnance Survey of the London region (1939) FREE DOWNLOAD
Ordnance Survey colour map of the environs of London 1:10,560 scale
Ordnance Survey. Crown Copyright 1939.

Outer London (1901) FREE DOWNLOAD
Outer London shown in red, City of London in yellow. Relief shown by hachures.
Stanford's Geographical Establishment. London : Edward Stanford, 26 & 27, Cockspur St., Charing Cross, S.W. (1901)
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